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Overview

  • Location:Alcalá de Henares, Madrid
  • Ages and genders:11 - 17 years old, boys only
  • Levels:All levels

The soccer training program at the Atlético de Madrid Summer Soccer Camps is designed by the club’s official coaches. Camp participants learn according to the club’s famous philosophy and methodology and strive to exhibit the same values as the professional soccer players and youth academy players that play for the club.

On-field training takes place at the club’s official academy in Alcalá de Henares. Players train on the same fields as academy students. In addition to on-field training sessions where participants work on their technique and tactical skills, participants at the Atlético de Madrid Summer Soccer Camps also attend workshops to learn about other subjects that could greatly improve their athletic careers like nutrition and the importance of developing healthy lifestyle habits.

The program also includes sociocultural activities designed to help international students integrate, make friends, and have a good time together. Some such activities include a tour through Madrid and a tour through Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.

The boys find accommodation at the official residence of the club where full-time academy students reside during the scholastic year. The residence is located about 20 minutes by bus from the training facilities, which means camp participants travel with monitors each day to and from the student residence and the training facilities.

Summer Camp Program Options

Standard program without ESL Classes BOYS (ages 11 - 17)

For boys from 11 to 17 years old of all skill levels. Participants train for about 20 hours per week.

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Academy / Club history

Atlético de Madrid is a Madrileño soccer club founded in 1903. Today, the club is considered one of the top 5 clubs in La Liga, Spanish football league. In fact, the club is considered one of the best clubs in Europe.

Since they won their first title in 1921, they’ve been wildly successful. Their titles include 10 Liga Championships, 10 Copa del Rey Championships, and 3 UEFA Europa League Championships, among others.

Since 2017, the Wanda Metropolitano (their official stadium) has been considered one of the most modern stadiums in European soccer.

Their strong values like teamwork and a fighting spirit is evident in their famous team slogan, “Humildad, coraje y corazón” (Humility, courage, and heart). These strong values are what has earned them a top spot in the world of soccer.

Training

  • Skill level:All levels
  • Other soccer education features:Workshops about nutrition, soccer theory and strategy, sports psychology, etc.
  • Students per training group:12 students
  • Training language:English
  • Training intensity:3/5

Official coaches from the Atlético de Madrid Youth Academy design and lead the soccer training program at these summer soccer camps.

The main objective of the program is to teach young soccer players the values, philosophy, and methodology of the club. The coaches work with the players to improve their soccer skills using the same techniques and tactics that they use with the club’s official youth academy team.

The program is suitable for players of all skill levels. The participants are evaluated during their first few days of camp so they can be separated into groups with other soccer players of a similar age and level.

Each week, students participate in about 20 hours of soccer training. In addition to on-field training, participants also attend didactic workshops where they learn about various subjects like nutrition and sports psychology that could help them advance their athletic careers.

Training Facilities

  • Training surface:Natural and artificial turf
  • Additional training facilities:Official club facilities, Wanda Atlético de Madrid, Alcalá de Henares
  • Quality:5/5

The soccer training program takes place in the club’s official training facilities in Alcalá de Henares which means participants train in professional-grade facilities. The facilities include a natural grass soccer stadium that holds 2,000 spectators, 4 other natural grass soccer fields, 11 artificial turf soccer fields, a gym, locker rooms, a medical center, cafeterias, classrooms, a store, padel courts, and more.

Coaches

  • Licenses:UEFA A Licenses
  • Coaching experience:Official coaches from the Atlético de Madrid Youth Academy
  • Languages:English and Spanish

Coaches at the Atlético de Madrid Summer Soccer Camps come from the official roster of coaches at the club’s youth academy in Alcalá de Henares. All coaches possess the UEFA A License.

Coaches at these camps are in charge of designing a training program that can be adapted to all skill ages and levels and that also encompasses all of the club’s most important values - humility, courage, and heart.

The training program is quite similar to the programs that full-time youth academy students follow. Students at the Atlético de Madrid Summer Soccer Camps learn the same model of play that has allowed the club to grow to become one of the most prominent soccer clubs in Europe.

Camp Schedule

The following schedule demonstrates a typical day at camp. The exact camp schedule will most likely vary from day to day.

Typical camp schedule

  • Schedule: 
  • 8:00 AM Breakfast and transportation to the training facilities
  • 9:30 AM Technical analysis
  • 10:30 AM First training session
  • 12: 30 PM Bathroom break and transportation back to the residence
  • 2:00 PM Lunch break
  • 4:00 PM Seminars and workshops and transportation to the training facilities
  • 6:00 PM Second training session of the day
  • 8:00 PM Bathroom break and transportation back to the residence
  • 9:00 PM Dinner
  • 9:30 PM Recreational activities
  • 11:00 PM Bedtime
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Accommodation

  • Name of the facilities:Atlético de Madrid Youth Academy Student Residence
  • Location (distance from training facilities):San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid (20 minutes by bus from the training facilities)
  • Types of rooms:Double rooms
  • Bathrooms (private or shared):Private
  • Quality:5/5

Participants at the Atlético de Madrid Summer Soccer Camps find accommodation at the club’s youth academy student residence in San Sebastián de los Reyes, located about 20 km north of Madrid. The premium quality residence is about 20 minutes by bus from the camp’s training facilities.

The students stay in modern double rooms, each with its own private bathroom. The residence also has a game room with billiards, foosball, and Ping Pong tables that the students can enjoy during their free time. Other common areas include a library, lounge, and restaurant.

The residence is designed to inspire fandom for the club with inspirational images and symbols to represent the club around every corner.

The students dine at the restaurant in the residence. They enjoy buffet style dining and a menu carefully selected for young athletes to make sure they have the energy to perform to the best of their ability during their training sessions.

Safety

The Atlético de Madrid Summer Camps provide a safe environment for participants to train and celebrate their favorite club. Both the residence and the training facilities are closed to the public, only to be used by the club.

Additionally, participants are supervised at all times during their stay at camp, and camp groups are quite small. In fact, the camp assigns one monitor for every 6 students to ensure optimal supervision.

The students travel back and forth from the training facilities and residence each day on a private bus supplied by the club. Camp monitors are in charge of supervising all the students while traveling back and forth.

Students are also accompanied by camp monitors at all times during excursions and other activities that take place off campus.

Prices and Dates

Duration (Weeks)Atlético de Madrid
Standard
1 Week3324 €
2 Weeks5182 €
3 Weeks7663 €
4 Weeks10155 €

These courses are subject to a registration fee of 130€.

Prices are shown in Euros. Do you wish to see them in Dollars? Change to USD

The official rate of this camp is determined in US DOLLARS, so the final amount in EUROS may vary slightly due to the fluctuation of both currencies.

Starting Dates

Standard

21 June

Places available

28 June

Places available

05 July

Places available

12 July

Places available

Extra Services

You can purchase one of the extra services below at an additional cost.

  • The Camp’s Transfer Service: Transportation between the camp and the nearest train station or airport. Purchase this service for the outgoing trip, the return trip, or both ways.
  • The Camp’s Unaccompanied Minor Service: Ensure the participant isn’t alone at any time during their trip. If you purchase the Unaccompanied Minor Service with the airline you’re traveling with, you’ll also need to purchase the camp’s Unaccompanied Minor Service.
  • Ertheo’s Insurance Options: Cancellation/Interruption Insurance & Travel/Medical Insurance

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  • Nearest airport / train station: 
  • Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport (MAD)
  • Atocha Train Station

Transportation to the camp (flights/trains) is not included in the price of our programs.

This camp is for you if

  • You’re a fan of Atlético de Madrid and want to train at their official facilities and sleep at the youth academy.
  • You’re looking for a camp in Spain with high-quality, professional-grade facilities.
  • You’re looking for an international camp with participants from all around the world.

This camp is NOT for you if

  • You’re looking for an elite or high-performance training program where you can train alongside advanced or elite athletes.
  • You’re not a fan of Atlético de Madrid and have no interest in learning their philosophy, methodology, or values.
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